Enhancing the resilience of the Azraq basin community
The Royal Society for Conservation of Nature (RSCN) is implementing a project in Azraq entitled "Enhancing Resilience of Azraq Basin Community"
The project aims at contributing to the overall efforts in order to reduce the water over-pumping from the basin and to save it from dryness. The goals of the project are : (1) improving access to safe water by rehabilitating water networks at the household level, (2) disseminating best practices to save water, (3) using non-conventional water resources for agriculture, (4) raising crop patterns that consume less water and have high value in return. As such, this project will also improve the socio-economic conditions of the community itself and reduce poverty, with a special focus on women.
At the same time, the project will hold public awareness workshops targeting the community, and especially women and students, to raise their awareness about water scarcity, the Azraq basin and some of the climate change’s impacts and to promote advocacy on these issues.